How the Mac was born... supposedly...

From: Peter C. Wallace <>
Date: Wed Jan 12 17:07:41 2005

On Wed, 12 Jan 2005, Eric Smith wrote:

> Peter wrote:
> > One thing that doesn't ring true for me is when he says the not one line
> > of code was taken from Xerox. I was involved in a project to make a LAB
> > interface (A-D/D-A I/O bits) for the first (128K) MAC. The earliest
> > development software was full of Xerox copyright notices...
> I was also an early Mac developer, back when you had to use a Lisa to
> develop for the Mac. I don't recall seeing any Xerox copyright notices.
> If there were only a few I could believe I might have overlooked some,
> but I don't think it could have been "full of" such notices.

I will talk to the guy that was doing the software development. It may have
been some other linkage to Xerox other than a copyright notice. It really
stuck in my mind at the time.

Peter Wallace
Received on Wed Jan 12 2005 - 17:07:41 GMT

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